Taskforce Report on Forest Resources Management and Logging Activities in Kenya

The core mandate of the Taskforce was to inquire into forest resources management and logging activities in Kenya. The Taskforce, consequently, inquired into, among others, illegal logging; destruction, degradation and encroachment of public and community forests, water towers and other catchment areas; governance and finance; and issues of integrity. The Gazette Notice with the Terms of Reference of the Taskforce is appended to this report as Annex 1.

This report comprises an Executive Summary, five main chapters, and concluding remarks. Chapter 1 presents the background information; approach and methodology employed to deliver on the mandate of the Taskforce, and uncertainties and challenges encountered in the work of the Taskforce.

Chapter Two discusses the approaches and methodologies employed by the Taskforce to deliver on its mandate. Chapters Three, Four, and Five each contains a chapter preamble; interpretation of the relevant Terms of Reference; Methodology; Key Findings and Recommendations with respect to Forest Conservation; Commercial operations; and Governance and Finance. Some of the findings were of criminal nature and were submitted as a separate annexe to the main report.

The Report also contains annexes with information considered complementary to the main report.

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Last Updated April 24, 2019, 03:55 (UTC)
Created April 23, 2019, 17:36 (UTC)